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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, April 25, 2011, 01:00 PM
Book: 65, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by Council President Stan Snapp

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: CHAIR, MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; BARRY BUCHANAN; SETH FLEETWOOD

AB19179 1. FINANCIAL REPORT - 1ST QUARTER

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

INFORMATION ONLY

PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON

Jack Weiss excused, Seth Fleetwood appointed to the Committee.

AB19180 1. **BUDGET ORDINANCE FOR RECEIPT OF A REMEDIAL ACTION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY FOR THE ELDRIDGE MUNICIPAL LANDFILL

Presented by: Sam Shipp, Public Works Project Engineer

AB19115 2. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BMC 17.20.010 AND 17.20.030 TO CLARIFY THAT THE CITY HAS ADOPTED THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AS AMENDED BY THE STATE OF WASHINGTON AND TO ESTABLISH A NEW GRADE STANDARD FOR FIRE APPARATUS ACCESS ROADS

Presented by: Seth Fleetwood
Mayor Pike
Alan Marriner, Senior Assistant City Attorney

SF/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND AMENDING THE AMENDMENT PASSED ON 02/28/11 TO REMOVE NEW EXCEPTION 4.(2) “TO VESTED BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS FOR SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS”. BB concurred.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, STAN SNAPP

AB19181 1. WHATCOM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION UPDATE TO COUNCIL

Presented by: Mauri Ingram, President and CEO
Pamela Jons, Director of Advancement and Programs

INFORMATION ONLY

The minutes of the Joint Council’s and Commissioners Special Meeting of March 30, 2011 were submitted for approval. Stan Snapp noted that Laura Weide’s name was spelled incorrectly and provided the proper spelling.

GK/BB MOVED APPROVAL AS AMENDED. The motion carried 6-0. Jack Weiss excused.

The Committee Meeting Minutes of April 11, 2011 were submitted for approval.

BB/TB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 6-0. Jack Weiss excused.
Future Museum Exhibit

Terry Bornemann reported the he attended the Whatcom Museum Board Retreat. He expressed admiration for the Museum Board’s planning efforts for a major exhibit called, “Vanishing Ice” This exhibit is intended to artistically illustrate the loss of arctic ice over the past. This will be a very large undertaking but already there is interest in it from other countries. It is expected to come to fruition in 2013.

At 1:55 PM the meeting was adjourned to Executive Session by Council President Stan Snapp to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Marriner)

2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Marriner)

3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Marriner)

An Executive Session item was added to the schedule:

4. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Mayor Pike )

At 2:15 PM Council President Stan Snapp left Executive Session.




ADJOURNMENT
At 2:47 PM Council President Pro Tempore, Terry Bornemann, called the meeting back to order and adjourned.





Stan Snapp, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to City Council
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